Associate in Arts (Transfer)
Northwest-Shoals Community College

Program Details

The online Associate in Arts is a liberal arts degree program from Northwest-Shoals Community College.  This liberal arts degree is designed to prepare students to transfer to another institution to pursue a four-year degree.  Students will be prepared to study in such areas as:

  • Art
  • General Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Pre-Law
  • Teacher Education

The curriculum provides a foundation in liberal arts that is also typical of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program.  This allows graduates to enter the baccalaureate degree program at the junior level with a strong foundation in place.


For identity vertification, distance education students are required to take at least one proctored exam on campus.

  • High school transcript
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Northwest-Shoals Community College is not authorized to deliver distance education in Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania,